paraphasic


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Related to paraphasic: anomic, Polyphasic sleep

par·a·pha·sic

(par'ă-fā'sik),
Relating to paraphasia.

par·a·pha·sic

(par'ă-fā'zik)
Relating to paraphasia.

paraphasia

(par-a-fa'ze-a) [? + aphasis, speech loss]
A form of aphasia in which a meaningless or inappropriate word or syllable is substituted for the correct spoken word or word combinations.
Synonym: paraphemia; paraphrasiaparaphasic (-fa'zik), adjective
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pr: paraphasic, Trc: Transcortical, Ms: Maximum score, Comp: Comprehension) Listening Patient Speech comp.
Fluency was defined as easy, plentiful verbalization with good articulatory agility, normal phrase length (five to eight words each phrase), variety of grammatical constructions, normal prosody, and good naming without paraphasic errors [30].